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Julia Bayer

Deutsche Welle
Investigative Journalist & OSINT Trainer
Cologne Area, Germany
Julia Bayer is an investigative journalist, innovation manager and trainer at Deutsche Welle. At DW´s Investigative unit she is diving deep online collecting publicly available sources to uncover the (in)visible using OSINT. Before that she researched and verified UGC for (breaking) news at DW´s Social Media Newsroom.
At DW´s Research and Cooperation unit, she is involved in verification projects like Truly Media, InVid and Digger-Deepfake detection. For the DW Academy and other media organisations and NGOs, she travels around the world training journalists in OSINT techniques and digital verification.  
Julia is the founder of @quiztime. It is about little quizzes to train and strengthen your verification and geolocation skills on your own or in a team. Since she started around four years ago a number of journalists and verification enthusiasts have joined. They provide every day new challenges. Come over and verify with us.